Spring Drive April 17th

WRAPUP:  Almost 70 MINIs from The Chicago MINI Motoring Club, Milwaukee MINIs, M.I.N.I. and Northwest Indiana MINIacs participated on an epic drive to the to the Jelly Belly factory and then on to Lake Geneva.  The weather was cool but sunny.  We explored many twisty curvy roads, and everybody got lost at least once on the drive (and a few people, more than once) but a great time was had by all.  Lots of old MINI friends and new MINI friends made for a fun lunch hangout after we invaded most of the remaining empty parking spaces around Lake Geneva.Huge thanks to the many people who put in a great effort to make such a fun event..  Paul for the route (except for the wrong turn listed on the beginning directions, which was my contribution),  Jenny for working on lunch arrangements,  and Rose for bringing coffee and donuts for everyone in the morning.  Tom reported a large success collecting items for the two hospitals!!Send links of your photos to steve@chicagominiclub.com and I will post them here..

Photos by: Steve | Kes | Tom G. | Arnie and Lena | Francis | Anthony | Morwen | Gary and Therese

Video by: Tom G. Part1 | Tom G. Part2 |

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Chicago Auto Show 2/14

Auto Show 

Wrapup: Twenty some MINIs braved the early morning and cold weather to caravan down Sheridan Road and Lake Shore  drive to the Auto Show.  40 club members were able to gain early admission to the show to get an up close and personal time to check out the MINI exhibit before the crowds.  Huge thanks again to MINIUSA for all the work to secure this special deal for our club, and to Knauz MINI for helping us out with the tickets!!!

E-mail links of photos to steve@chicagominiclub.com and I will add them here.

Photos by: FrancisSteve | Kes | Arnie & Lena |

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Cubs Brewers game Sept 11

Cubs Brewers MINI event 

The  Milwaukee MINIS and Chicago MINI Motoring Club are planning a Brewers vs. Cubs game outing.  It will be a night game on Saturday, September 11th.  There are only 75 tickets, between the two clubs and they will sell out fast!!  To get your tickets, send in your Order Form [Click Here] and payment ASAP.   Theresa from the Milwaukee MINIs purchased the tickets on her personal credit card, and had to pay upfront.   If you don’t buy your tickets by April 1st, and if there are any tickets ramaining, the price will go up. So buy your tickets, and buy them now!

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